Sky TV CEO John Fellet

News companies should pay for highlight clips – Sky TV

Tue 16 May 3

Advertisers and subscribers leaving Sky TV because of news companies’ highlight clips, lawyer says.

Hunter's Corner: some fictitious advice for journalists


The media merger’s motivations were more basic than the arguments to the ComCom.

Briefcase: Beached media whales and the Eminem show

Wed 10 May

I've spent a few days recently in the Golden Bay area, which you will know is famed for whale strandings as well as balding baby boomers with pony tails . 

Oram quits Fairfax citing 'editorial differences'

Tue 9 May 26

Fairfax held up Rod Oram's merger-hostile columns as an example of plurality during a Commerce Commission hearing. Behind the scenes, it was a different story, he says. UPDATED with Fairfax response.

Fairfax confirms and questions complexity of unsolicited $A2.2b break-up bid

Mon 8 May

Pitched at 95Ac per share, the bid values the assets sought at around $A2.5 billion.

NZ POLITICS DAILY: Congratulating and condemning the media merger rejection

Mon 8 May 1

In rejecting the proposed media merger of the two big newspaper companies, did the Commerce Commission help save New Zealand democracy or has a chance for the media to enhance democracy been lost?


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